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Highland Scenic Highway

U.S. Route 219, Marlinton, WV
+1 304-653-4826
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Great for wind therapy

If you ride motorcycles then this is a great place to get in some wind therapy. We were staying at... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Tim C
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Foggy, past peak, but beautiful still

Not our first visit but still lovely! Very foggy which reduced most of the views but it is a well... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Rebecca C
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“scenic highway” (19 reviews)
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U.S. Route 219, Marlinton, WV
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"scenic highway"
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"west virginia"
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"beautiful drive"
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"scenic overlooks"
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"fall foliage"
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"pull over"
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"pull outs"
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"interesting info"
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"both ways"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"visitor center"
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"nature trail"
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"many places"
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"short walk"
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"mountains"
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

If you ride motorcycles then this is a great place to get in some wind therapy. We were staying at The Inn at Mountain Quest and this was one of our rides while there. Beautiful views and winding roads. Ready to go ride there again.

Thank Tim C
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Not our first visit but still lovely! Very foggy which reduced most of the views but it is a well maintained road and the scenery we could see was beautiful. The Williams River Valley overlook did not disappoint and neither did the Williams River Road...More

Thank Rebecca C
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

While the highway was very nice, keep in mind that in the mountains of West Virginia, you cannot count on a GPS. The fall foliage was pretty, though it was getting late in the season for the autumn colors. There are overlooks along the way,...More

Thank TravelerTP
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Per it's name, the HSH rises above the Greenbrier Valley. You can see 'forever' on a clear day, into Virginia. Much is over 4000 feet.

Thank medic511
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

My wife and I travelled the Rt. 150 portion of this highway as we explored West Virginia recently. Beautiful scenery and mountain views! If this is a sample of the sites in West Virginia, we can't wait to explore more!

Thank howlin12013
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We traveled the Rt. 150 portion of this Highway - traveled it both ways. It is BEAUtiful! Shows off those West Virginia mountains.

Thank MoseleyPaddler
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The Highland Scenic Highway is a must in Pocahontas county. The scenery is beautiful and changes throughout the entire drive. There are plenty of overlooks to pull over and have a picnic. Fall is one of the best times to visit, as the leaves hit...More

1  Thank Kshaw1998
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Great place to ride the Harley in the mountains ! Roads are well marked as to downgrades and speed on the curves !

Thank grandmathreet
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Clean highway area. Beautiful pictures you can take. God sure knows how to use a paint brush. The sky and mountians reach to touch each other.

Thank Andiecb14
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is a gorgeous stretch of road stretching 21 miles on S.R. 39/55 from Richwood to the Cranberry Mountain Visitor Center, and another 22 miles on S. R. 150 from the Visitor Center to U.S. Rte. 219 north of Marlinton. The Route 150 section is...More

3  Thank Hamelia
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Cindy K
7 September 2017|
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Response from grandmathreet | Reviewed this property |
This year 2017 they seem to be changing a little early, I would say late Sept / early Oct
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Hunter W
4 September 2015|
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Since we have had such a hot summer; I have found early signs of fall foliage already starting. The full foliage should arrive by the end of the month of September and early October. Just depending on the amount of rain and... More
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04softail
3 September 2015|
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Response from BobbiesReview | Reviewed this property |
Please go to this wvstateparks website should help you out.
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